Moscow [Russia]: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday announced he would contest for another term in 2018.
Putin to contest for presidential polls in 2018
TASS news agency quoted Putin, as saying, "Yes, I will run for the president of the Russian Federation."
The Russian President, whose current term is expiring on May 7, 2018, will participate in a presidential election campaign for the fourth time.
If Putin wins the election, he will be the president of Russia for six years, from 2018 to 2024.